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10 Tips to Effective Writing

There’s something to be said about the deliberateness of writing. I managed the weekly newspaper and co-hosted a sports radio show at my university. Despite covering a lot of the same stories between the newsroom and studio, I learned my insights and observations were much more profound in my written coverage. As a writer, you […]

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Twitter Chat Recap — Quality Writing: The Cornerstone of an Effective PR Professional

Thank you to everyone who participated in our writing focused Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, Shonali Burke (tweeting from @shonali), PRSSA National Publications Editor in Chief Emma Finkbeiner (tweeting from @efink101) and Vice President of Public Relations Nolan Miles (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please be on the […]

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January Twitter Chat Recap: Write Right — Improve Your Writing Skills and Get the Job

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June 2014 “Progressions Writing Prompt”

Have you ever wanted to contribute to a blog but were unsure what to write about? Want to enhance your writing skills and have the opportunity to get your personal blog recognized nationally by PRSSA? Participate in “Progressions Writing Prompts,” a monthly writing exercise and contest held by PRSSA. How It Works: Each month a […]

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May 2014 “Progressions Writing Prompt”

Have you ever wanted to contribute to a blog but were unsure what to write about? Want to enhance your writing skills and have the opportunity to get your personal blog recognized nationally by PRSSA? Participate in “Progressions Writing Prompts,” a monthly, writing exercise and contest held by PRSSA. How It Works: Each month a […]

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Introducing: Monthly “Progressions Writing Prompts”

Have you ever wanted to contribute to a blog but were unsure what to write about? Want to enhance your writing skills and have the opportunity to get your personal blog recognized nationally by PRSSA? Welcome “Progressions Writing Prompts,” a monthly, writing exercise and contest provided by PRSSA. How It Works: Each month a writing […]

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Read Up: Public Relations Blogs Every Student Should Frequent

As someone enters the world of public relations, it is important to keep up on industry trends, consume media, and always be learning. In a field that is ever-changing, especially in our current digital-mobile era, blogs are a resourceful and convenient way to obtain desired information. Thousands of blogs focusing on media, public relations and […]

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How Public Relations Helped Me Become a Viral Blogger

This post is part of a series of “Lives of New Professionals” guest posts for Progressions. The first PRSSA event I ever attended was the National Conference in 2011. I remember being brilliantly intimidated by the crowds of competing public relations majors who helped me remember that I had so much more to learn before […]

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Beat the Summer Blogging Blues

Got a case of summer writer’s block? Want to start a blog but not sure what to write about? Here are a few tips from 2013-2014 National Committee members Heather Harder (vice president of member services) and Ben Butler (vice president of public relations) to help you find motivation, whether you’re a veteran blogger or […]

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Take Advantage of your Membership During the Summer

With a summer break from regular PRSSA Chapter meetings, it would be easy to take a break from PRSSA involvement altogether. But doing that would mean cheating yourself out of three months of opportunity to use your member benefits. Summer provides an opportunity to take advantage of some of the best PRSSA member benefits, including […]

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